Lost in the translation

By Atty. Antonio P. Pekas Right now there is an impasse in the negotiations between the people of Bakun, Benguet and Hedcor, Inc. (a renewable energy producer) after the expiration of their old pact inked about 25 years ago. What is holding a new agreement are the resolutions of two barangays calling for the mayor not to issue a business […]

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Two Tabuk villages placed on ECQ

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Task Force (RTF) Covid-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the local government of Tabuk City have placed two villages under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and ordered the testing anew of all residents after the aggressive community testing done in these areas showed a very high positivity rate. Albert Mogol, RTF Covid-19 chairman and also head […]

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POPCOM: Teenage pregnancy, an emerging crisis this COVID pandemic

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 19 – – Teenage pregnancy remains to be a challenge, and is becoming an emerging crisis in this Coronavirus disease pandemic, according to the Commission on Population. POPCOM, in partnership with the Philippine Legislators Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) Foundation Inc., led a virtual Dissemination Forum on the latest data on adolescent pregnancy and top concerns […]

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Three public schools in Bontoc to receive STARBOOKS from DOST

Bontoc, Mountain Province– Three public schools in Bontoc will soon receive the first digital science library in the Philippines, the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosks (STARBOOKS) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The recipients are Dalican National High School (NHS), Guina-ang NHS, and Guina-ang NHS- Mainit Extension. The schools are located in End Local […]

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DOH issues license to Benguet Gen. Hospital molecular lab

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb 19 (PIA)– The Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) can now operate its molecular laboratory for COVID-19 testing as the Department of Health finally issued its license to operate. The provincial government of Benguet announced on Friday(February 19) that the DOH through its Health Facilities and Services Regulatory Bureau issued the BeGH molecular laboratory its license to operate […]

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PROCOR welcomes new Benguet PPO provincial directror

CAMP MAJOR BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet – The new Benguet Provincial Director assumed office during the turn over of Command Ceremony presided by PROCOR Regional Director PBGEN R’WIN S PAGKALINAWAN held at the Masigasig Grandstand in Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet on February 19, 2021. Former Benguet Police Provincial Office (PPO) Provincial Director PCOL ELMER RAGAY relinquished […]

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P534.5 million-worth infra support in Ifugao endorsed under DA-PRDP

Three more infrastructure support subprojects worth P534.5 million (M) for the province of Ifugao were endorsed for approval and funding under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). In a meeting held at the DA-CAR conference hall, last February 18, the members of the Cordillera Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) reviewed and endorsed two Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) subprojects […]

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Keep the respect, DedEd-CAR reminds Cordillerans

Estela Cariño, Regional Director of the Department of Education – Cordillera Administrative Region (DepEd-CAR), said Cordillerans should not retaliate against other individuals in response to discriminatory acts done against them. Shedding light on the issue of certain learning materials with contents prejudicial against Cordillerans during a session with the city council, Cariño underscored the value of respect in dealing with […]

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